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  • Gathering data to save a rare turtle

    Photo of a hand holding a Blanding's turtle that has retreated into its shell.

    Blanding’s turtles are endangered in Illinois.

    Photo by Andrea Colton and Emily Sunnucks

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  • Editor’s notes:

    Andrea Colton and Emily Sunnucks work in the Illinois Natural History Survey’s Population and Community Ecology Lab under Mike Dreslik, who also is an affiliate professor of natural resources and environmental sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The INHS is a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the U. of I.

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